The Missouri AFL-CIO Labor Legislative Conference provides union members with an opportunity to talk with their state representatives and state senators about issues important to working families.
They're starting with a $25,000 reward to anyone who comes forward with inside information about a corporation's hidden funding of a SuperPAC.
"As president, Barack Obama has placed his faith in America's working men and women to lead our country to economic recovery and to our full potential as a nation," Richard Trumka said during the AFL-CIO Executive Council meeting.
Leo Gerard, president of the Steelworkers, described over breakfast his recurring nightmare.
The AFT, like a number of other unions, had already endorsed President Barack Obama before this meeting.
Podhorzer said that by the end of today the AFL-CIO would be kicking off its 2012 election effort by issuing an official endorsement of President Obama's bid for re-election.
"This is the right time to do the right thing for a man who proved he is right for the job," said Steelworkers President Leo Gerard.